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Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Manager

NHS AfC: Band 8b

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NHS AfC: Band 8b
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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London / Leeds
£49,242 to £59,964 per annum
19/11/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Manager (Band 8b)

The Corporate Diversity and Inclusion team was established to support NHS England’s responsibilities as an employer and to develop good practice programmes to improve the working lives of our diverse workforce. Following an initial recruitment process, staff were appointed to these roles on a secondment basis in November 2017. In accordance with our recruitment policies, these roles are being advertised to allow open competition for the substantive roles in the Diversity and Inclusion team.

These national roles will require travel.

The Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Manager will work with the Head of Diversity and Inclusion to develop and implement our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan. This will include producing board level reports and deputising for the Head of Diversity where appropriate.

The successful candidate will play a lead role in supporting compliance with the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index to measure progress on lesbian, gay, bi and trans inclusion. The post holder will be responsible for supporting progress on Disability Confident Employer standards and the Workforce Disability Equality Standard. The role will involve oversight and project management of the Diversity and Inclusion decision making groups as well as taking lead responsibility for liaison with the LGBT+, Disability and Wellbeing and Women’s staff networks across NHSE and NHSI.

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